Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame

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Program Information


Rural Development
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

For Further Information Contact:

Tel: 780-968-3518 Fax: 780-963-4709
Individuals who have demonstrated provincial level leadership in farm, rural or commodity organizations, or in the food industry.
Downloadable Forms
2018-hof-nomination.pdf 291K
2018-hof-nomination.pdf 332K

Program Details
  The Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame was created to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the agriculture and food industry and to the development and sustainability of rural life in Alberta. The men and women named to the Hall of Fame since its inception in 1951 exemplify agricultural leadership and accomplishment. In each awards ceremony, Alberta Agriculture inducts up to three individuals. The ceremony is held every two years.

For more information, contact:

Colin Gosselin
Senior Project Coordinator
Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame
Toll-free 310-0000 then 780-968-3518

Nominations are now closed. The next induction cycle will start in the spring of 2020.

Who is eligible?
Individuals, who have demonstrated leadership in farm, rural or commodity organizations, or in the food industry, are eligible for the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame. Leadership must have been demonstrated over many years at the provincial level, and the candidate must have made a significant province wide impact on the industry as a whole.

Who can nominate someone to the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame?
The candidate must be nominated by three individuals other than members of the candidate's immediate family. The nomination form, available at the top of this page, must be signed by all three individuals.

Nominators may submit the nomination on behalf of an organization or independently as an individual.

Who sits on the Selection Panel?
The Selection Panel is appointed by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry and is comprised of a cross section of individuals representing Alberta's agriculture industry.

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Last Reviewed/Revised on December 6, 2018.